Greenheck was awarded second place in the 2014 Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers New Product Competition in the Large Company Category for its Variable Geometry Nozzle used on laboratory exhaust systems.
Greenheck has expanded its line of mixed flow inline fans with the addition of Model EQB. According to Greenheck, the fan combines the best properties of centrifugal and vane axial fans while providing higher efficiency and lower sound levels. Model EQB’s octagonal housing is manufactured of formed galvanized steel panels coupled with a heavy-gauge steel drive frame for and durability.
Greenheck’s ICD series of Insulated Control Dampers have earned AMCA’s new certified rating of Energy Efficiency. This new test method, which is found in ANSI/AMCA standard 500D-12, assigns a damper a Thermal Efficiency Ratio (E) by comparing its thermal performance with the thermal performance of a standard reference damper.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.